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figure t18

FIGURE T18. Mean (top) and anomalous (bottom) sea surface temperature. Contour interval is 2C (top) and 1C (bottom). Temperatures >20C are contoured every degree with odd contours dashed in top panel. Dashed contours in bottom panel indicate negative anomalies. SST anomalies are departures from the 1981-2010 base period means (Smith and Reynolds 1998, J. Climate, 11, 33203323).


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